The Weather Channel App and others to keep you updated

By Posted 3 Aug 2011, 10:28

If you have a vacation coming up or a special occasion such as wedding, knowing what the weather may bring can be important. Even if you are just planning a party outside or just want to relax in the garden, there are ways you can get some idea of the weather ahead with smartphone applications. Today we are looking at The Weather Channel app and others to keep you updated.

The Weather Channel Application is available free of charge for owners of the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android devices. It gives users full screen interactive radar maps, and uses Google Mobile Maps for faster zooming and planning. When users open the application it pinpoints your location, and any location can easily be set as your home location.

It provides seasonal weather information, and users can even post weather to their Facebook wall. The Weather Channel 3.2.0 is available free on the App Store, and Android Market.

Weather+ 1.8 is available for owners of iDevices and is currently on sale on the App Store. The application gives users the current weather conditions as well as a five day forecast of all worldwide weather stations. Users are given the information in beautiful full screen video loops, which is combined with a Flip Clock and a World Clock.

The application works fully with no extra costs, and gives you weather and time details for an unlimited number of cities. Users are provided with a whole host of information including wind direction and speed details, humidity, temperature, pressure, visibility levels, and much more.

Weather+ 1.8 is available worldwide on the App Store for only $0.99/£0.69. iOS 4.2 or later required. Weather Quickie 1.2 is another free application for owners of iDevices. It promises to be the speediest weather application ever, and gives all you need to know to get you ready for the day. It lets you know how it will be compared to yesterday, and how tomorrow will be.

Find out if rain or snow is forecasted and provides severe weather alerts, and is also GPS enabled. Weather Quickie is perfect for users who need to know what to wear as they prepare to go out. You can find Weather Quickie 1.2 worldwide on the App Store free of charge.